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“My Precious: An Exploration of Materiality on Contemporary Jewelry”

Necklace with Clear Vinyl

“My Precious: An Exploration of Materiality on Contemporary Jewelry,” curated by Betty McKim and Kathryn Osgood, is a national invitational show of contemporary jewelry that investigates the concept of preciousness and the use of traditional and alternative materials in jewelry. This exhibition celebrates the diversity in the field of contemporary jewelry, and features work by 25 artists using a variety of materials, from precious metals to plastics.

Exhibition Date and Venues

Feb. 2 – 28, 2017
College of The Albemarle
Roanoke Island Campus
2nd Floor, Professional Arts Building

For gallery hours and more information, contact Kathryn Osgood at kathryn_osgood@albemarle.edu or 252-473-2264 ext. 7524.


March 6 – 31, 2017
Pullen Arts Center
105 Pullen Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607

Pictured: “Foundation Trapezoid Necklace” by Sarah West, Raleigh, NC